Unique Books and Literary Gifts

Founded in 2011, Notting Hill Editions is an independent British publisher of beautiful and collectable books for the curious reader.

Happy Half Hours by AA Milne, introduced by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. A copy of the book on a white background.

Happy Half-Hours: Selected Writings of A. A. Milne

by A. A. Milne

Introduced by Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2024-2026, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, this is a delightful selection of articles by the ever-popular A. A. Milne, many of which haven’t been in print for decades.

A copy of Confessions of a Heretic by Sir Roger Scruton on a white background

Confessions of a Heretic (revised edition)

by Roger Scruton

‘One senses in Scruton the mark of the true thinker, a deep sincerity and conviction.’
Alain de Botton

A copy of Smoke by John Berger and Selcuk Demirel on a white background


by John Berger Selçuk Demirel

Smoke, then, really is a gift, only not one that you merely purchase – Berger always hated the idea of art as commodity. Instead, and against all cynicism, it’s something passed between Berger, Benjamin, Demirel, and the reader, who together form a smoking circle wherein a story might be told.’
Art in America

Writers’ Picks

Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton’s
Top Three

The Mystery of Being Human: God, Freedom and the NHS by Raymond Tallis
Damian Barr

Damian Barr’s
Top Three

All That Is Worth Remembering by William Hazlitt
Drawn From Life: Selected Essays of Michel de Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne
Margaret Drabble

Margaret Drabble’s
Top Three

Drawn From Life: Selected Essays of Michel de Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne
Triptych: Three Studies after Francis Bacon by Jonathan Littell
Amanda Ross

Amanda Ross’
Top Three

Five Ways of Being a Painting and other Essays by William Max Nelson